Katsina Produce Over N4bn Worth Of Furniture Annually – Faisal J. Rafindadi
Katsina Furniture MAKERS on Sunday 26th June 2021 said that the Katsina produce over N4 billion annually on producing various form of furnitures in the state .
The furniture making industry is making and selling products worth over N4bn annually in Katsina State.
This was disclosed to newsmen by the Katsina furniture makers in Katsina on Sunday 26th June, 2021.
However, the Chairman, Katsina Interior and Furniture Expo 2021, Faisal Jafar Rafindadi, who spoke during a press briefing in Katsina said that the Katsina State is loosing millions of Naira daily from Furnitures due to lack of attention from the public.
Faisal, while noting that furniture making has grown beyond local production, called on government to partner with the Katsina Interior and Furniture Expo especially in aspect of machineries and infrastructure.
He also said that with government partnership in Interior and furniture production, it would generate revenue and create employment for Katsina people and Nigerians at large.
He said: “If the government provides machineries and establish Furniture cluster, the State have the skills to produce whatever the country is importing annually.
Katsina Post learnt that the proposed Katsina Interior and Furniture Expo 2021 is conceptualized to attract developmental projects including getting the support of the state and Federal Government to have access to Funds, good roads, improve security networks.
Rafindadi also appreciates Katsina State Government under leadership of His Excellency Rt. Hon Aminu Bello Masari for its show of courage and full support to both the proposed Katsina Expo Exhibition and Katsina State Furnitures makers Association.
In his remarks, The Chairman Katsina State Furnitures Association, Kabir Isyaku thanked Faisal Rafindadi for organising such roundtable discussions with members of the association from three senatorial dicsrict of the state and it really deficits the Katsina State Government is aware of and recognise their importance towards boosting internally generated revenue in Katsina State.
”We are good enough to boost Katsina internally generated revenue if fully assisted and apart from that, create jobs for teaming youth in the state. Please Rafindadi extend our thanks to His Excellency Governor Masari for his concern about us” Isyaku said.